External Examiner – MSc Clinical Research Methods, MSc Innovative Healthcare and Postgraduate Research Modules

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2014
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2014
Salary Range:

The MSc in Clinical Research Methods is designed for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and forms one element of the NIHR/HEE clinical academic training programme. There will be 29 students registered on the programme from September 2014, which will be the last intake.

The MSc in Innovation Healthcare is a multi-disciplinary, part time programme with small cohorts of students. There are 3 compulsory modules and students choose a further 90 credits of optional modules.

The research modules include Research Methods, which is a compulsory module for a number of programmes and is delivered twice a year with around 50 students per cohort..

The appointment is for one year in the first instance with the possibility of extending for a further 3 year term.

The University requires external examiners to ideally:
i) be at a level of Senior Lecturer (or equivalent) or above
ii) normally be educated to a minimum of Masters level
iii) be working within a Higher Education Institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of accomplishment in publishing and scholarly activity.

All external examiners are required to attend the School Progression and Award Board meetings for the programmes (at least one per year) and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

The School uses GradeMark to mark some assignments and for these the external examiner will be required to view students’ work and markers’ comments on-line.

For an informal discussion or for further information please contact Jo Gilmartin, Programme Leader (Innovation), on 0113 3431254 or e-mail j.gilmartin@leeds.ac.uk or Janet Hirst, Programme Leader (Clinical Research) on 0113 34331281 or e-mail: j.hirst@leeds.ac.uk

Anyone wishing to be considered is invited to submit an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining their teaching, research, and where applicable, external examining experience to Dr Gilmartin